Bromont: North America’s Most European Event

Always dreamed of eventing abroad but don’t feel like dropping fat stacks on equine airfare? The Bromont CCI Three-Day Event is about the closest thing you can get to an authentic European three-day experience without stepping hoof off the continent.

The event is held in Quebec, an exotic Canadian province where everyone drowns their French fries in gravy and cheese curds.

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Nom.

Winding your way along Bromont’s back roads, it’s easy to pretend that you’re in some quaint mountain village in the Alps.

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Sweet ride, Monsieur Chinch.

French is the sole official language of Quebec and is the first or second language of 95 percent of the population.

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Le Chinchillerie?

Like many European countries, Canada has a universal healthcare system that is mostly free at point of use.

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Which is to say, if you’re going to fall off a horse and get injured anywhere, Bromont is a pretty good place to do so.

Unlike events abroad, North American eventing exists in a bit of a bubble — but this year’s edition of Bromont promises to be a truly international affair. The entry list includes riders from 10 different countries, including Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and Venezuela, all aiming for the Pan American Games.

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Where the party’s at.

Altogether, it may add up to a bit of culture shock for the average ‘Murican.

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Too much?

Don’t worry, Chinch, your ketchup and fries will still be here when you get home.

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That’s what I’m talking about.

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Bromont bound!

Bromont bound!

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